Why the Golden Circle is overrated but still worth a visit

Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir are the three attractions along the Golden Circle. It is recommended as a day trip from Reykjavík for those who have little time and want to experience Iceland in a nutshell. As you can probably guess, it’s touristy as fuck. So here are my top 5 reasons why the Golden Circle … Continue reading Why the Golden Circle is overrated but still worth a visit

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South Iceland: Batman’s cave and a secret hot pool

The next day we started at Reynisfjara, a black sand beach right next to Vík. We were attracted by the endless black beach, the view of Dyrhólaey in the distance and the crazy Reynisdrangar rock formations that (from the right angle) looked like Batman’s cave to us. Surrounded by the ocean on one side and … Continue reading South Iceland: Batman’s cave and a secret hot pool

Skaftafell – Hikers’ paradise

Skaftafell National Park, here we come! Skaftafell is THE holiday destination for Icelanders. It’s part of Vatnajökull National Park and offers a wide variety of hikes ranging from easy to difficult including views of volcanos, glaciers, colourful mountains, the ocean, waterfalls,… or simply lots of earth porn moments. We chose the Skaftafellsheidi hike, a round-trip … Continue reading Skaftafell – Hikers’ paradise

Snaefellsness Peninsula – the adventure begins

On the second day, we already started our road trip. Together with three guys from our hostel, we drove all the way up to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. As soon as we got out of the city, we couldn’t help but stare out of the window and admire the landscape we were passing. We quickly stopped … Continue reading Snaefellsness Peninsula – the adventure begins